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Philippines. 2013 ‘Definition of Terms [Regulations].’ Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10591, otherwise known as 'Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act'; Rule I (Section 3), pp. 2-12. Manila: Congress of the Republic of the Philippines. 7 December

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RULE I: GENERAL PROVISIONS

Section 3. Definition of Terms

For purposes of this IRR, the following terms or words and phrases shall mean or be understood as defined herein…

3.18 CSG – refers to the Civil Security Group of the Philippine National Police…

3.21 FEO – refers to the Firearms and Explosives Office of the Philippine National Police…

3.23 FEO Classification Board (FCB) – refers to the FEO classification body with a regulatory role to classify firearms, ammunition, explosives, explosives ingredients and other regulated items prior to sale, distribution and/or exhibition to ensure that such items conform to existing laws and regulations.

3.24 FEO License Revocation and Restoration Board (FLRRB) – refers to the FEO board with a regulatory function to study, review, validate and recommend the correction, deletion, revocation, cancellation, suspension or restoration of all issued licenses, registrations and permits relative to firearms and explosives through a Resolution.

3.25 Firearms Information Management System (FIMS) – refers to a computerized system that establishes a database of the licensee and the registered firearms information and generates reports which include the printing of license and certificate of registration and disposition;

3.26 Firearm Registration Card – refers to the card issued by the FEO as proof that the firearm is duly registered and recorded at the FIMS of the FEO…

3.37 Integrated Firearms Identification System (IFIS) – refers to a computerized firearms identification system used to capture and store into the database unique identifying characteristics of bullets and cartridge cases for forensic comparison and identification of a particular firearm;

3.38 Legal Disability – refers to a condition of a person who lacks the legal qualification or capacity, such as that of a minor or a mentally impaired person…

3.49 Long Regular Registration (LRR) – refers to a regular license to own and possess firearms issued to private firms, establishments, corporations or private security agencies…

3.63 SOSIA – refers to the Supervisory Office for Security and Investigation Agencies of the Philippine National Police…

[IRR = Implementing Rules and Regulations]

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